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scarecrow making

The leaves are changing color, the temperature is cooling down. What says Autumn more than making a scarecrow with a beautiful fall colors? All supplies are included; stakes, clothes, accessories, heads, and stuffing. All ages are welcome!

Saturday, October 7, 11am-1pm. Program #17N-4-8008, $5


Survive pilcher park

Are you ready to survive the woods of Pilcher Park? Learn to make a shelter, build a fire, orient yourself in the woods, and most importantly, survive! Wear clothes that can get dirty, bring bug spray, sunscreen, a water bottle and snack. This program meets at Pilcher Park Nature Center.

Saturday, August 26 from 9am-12pm. Program #17N-3-8200, ages 9-13, $5


Pioneer Fest and Pancake Breakfast

Enjoy pancakes, sausage, and 100% pure maple syrup! Come for the maple syrup making demonstrations and try your hand at pioneer chores while stepping back into time with our pioneer re-enactors. You will learn how to make butter and ice cream, learn pioneer toys, and check out the general store among other fun things. Breakfast available throughout the event!

2018 Date & Time TBA


Fairy Festival & Breakfast with the Fairies

Join us for a Fairy Fest, Nature Center style! Enjoy fairy flower walks, discover fairy food, take a ride on a horse drawn carriage, and let our winged hostesses entertain you! Come dressed in wings, make a wand, learn a few magic words, and indulge your inner child. Enjoy breakfast with special fairies visiting the tables between 9 am and 11:30 am.

Vendors will be present.

2018 Date & Time TBA